Lisa Be

By Lisa Be

LifeBuzz Staff

16 Interesting Facts About The Titanic That You Probably Didn’t Know.

Most of us have seen the movie Titanic, the second grossing film of all time. It gave us a glimpse of what it might have been like to be on that voyage, but it was a romance and there was a lot that the movie didn’t cover. The tragedy still fascinates us even a hundred years later.

#1. A lifeboat drill was scheduled to take place on board the ship the very day the Titanic hit the iceberg, but was canceled by the captain.

 A lifeboat drill was scheduled to take place on board the ship the very day the Titanic hit the iceberg, but was canceled by the captain.

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#2. Remember that scene in the movie where the musicians continued to play while the ship was sinking? That was true, they actually continued to play for hours. Unfortunately, none of them survived.

Remember that scene in the movie where the musicians continued to play while the ship was sinking? That was true, they actually continued to play for hours. Unfortunately, none of them survived.

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#3. Milton Hershey of Hershey’s chocolate had tickets to be on the Titanic but he canceled his reservation.

Milton Hershey of Hershey’s chocolate had tickets to be on the Titanic but he canceled his reservation.

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#4. A Japanese survivor was regarded as a coward when he returned to Japan for not dying with the rest of the passengers.

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